This is the fifth of a weekly series of videos in which Patricia helps us learn how to apply manifesting techniques to our everyday lives.
In this video, Patricia interviews Rebecca Shepard who was the Musical Director of the Sacred Space Spiritual Center. If you’ve never heard Rebecca’s mantra music that she performs with her wonderful band, Shananda, I recommend that you listen soon.
Ways to Survive the Struggle
Music • Chants • Mantras
Not so long ago, during a particularly disparaging time in my life, I found myself at the Center enjoying the mantra music of Rebecca. I remember that I was given a brochure with the ancient mantra and words to her music that she beautifully performed with the other members of her band.
Moreover, the reason why attending the Center and listening to Rebecca’s music is an overwhelmingly loving experience is because as I sang along with the chants and mantras, I soon realized that I was beginning to heal.
Healing with Music
In particular, I remember a mantra set to music, Om Namo Bhagavate Vasudevaya, wherein I felt a consistently sore muscle in my neck relax and release tension for the first time in years. I didn’t realize it fully at the time and perhaps still don’t realize the full positive impact her music has on my life. However, I am grateful for that which I am aware and for that which I am not.
It was such an extraordinary experience for me that I kept that little printout and referred to it over the next few years as while I was caring for my mother in another part of the State of Oregon. The ancient Sanskrit words on that little piece of paper got me through some dicey times while I cared for and watched my mother transition over a period of two months.
Surviving the Struggle
In this video, Patricia interviews Rebecca about her desire to manifest her music and the struggles she encounters in this process.
“Manifesting isn’t magic. Manifesting is everyday life. But for the Universe to respond to us, it needs direction.”
— Patricia Roller
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